Joanna Soh-Pereira is the Director and Founder of Macchiato Design and Marketing & Design Consultant for Elusyf Global. Macchiato Design and Marketing is the communal initiative of three individuals who had set foot into uncharted waters of entrepreneurship in their early 20s. They seek to build businesses and the people that come along with them. They have lofty ambitions to change the world, through their voice; translated through your works.
Joanna has been through some hard times before having success. She knew in her heart that something had to change in order to become better no matter what situation she was in. Listen to Joanna’s episode as she shares her story.
Joanna Soh-Pereira is the Director and Founder of Macchiato Design and Marketing & Design Consultant for Elusyf Global.
Joanna is of Indian and Chinese descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
If you know what you want, you should go all out and get it.
Definition of Self Confidence
A feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Joanna grew up thinking she had to be a certain way because of how Asian beauty was portrayed in the media. Since Joanna is mixed race, she didn’t fit the so called standard of beauty. She started doing things to fit in to the point that it was killing herself on the inside. She also got sent into the psychiatric ward for severe depression.
The “AHA” Moment
When Joanna was discharged from the psychiatric ward, that is when she made a decision to change her life.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Joanna gets to live life on her terms. She runs two businesses and is happy with herself. There maybe some days where life may seem tough or she may go through depression but she picks herself up more quickly because of her confidence.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Surround yourself with people who will lift you up.